• September 2019
  • Vol. 20, No. 7

Child Welfare Research

We highlight an article about an initiative in Massachusetts aimed at improving well-being, permanency, and maltreatment outcomes for children who have experienced trauma; a report about the importance of engaging both parents in casework; an article about using data to inform systems change; and more.

  • The Massachusetts Child Trauma Project Shows Promise in Improving Well-Being Outcomes
    An article in Child Abuse & Neglect discusses the findings of a statewide trauma-informed initiative in Massachusetts aimed at improving well-being, permanency, and maltreatment outcomes for...
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  • Study Underscores Need to Engage Both Parents in Child Welfare Work for Better Outcomes
    Child welfare work that engages both parents is associated with a greater likelihood of positive case outcomes, according to an article published in Families in Society: The Journal of...
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  • Administrative Data Informs Child Welfare Programming With Dynamic Visualization Methodologies
    Agencies across the United States collect a massive amount of data, keeping track of factors such as entries, exits, movement of youth, and more. These data can be a powerful tool to inform...
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  • Placement With Family Impacts Safety, Permanency, and Well-Being
    Casey Family Programs released a report as part of its From Data to Practice series that presents data and recommendations supporting the importance of families and kinship care. The report,...
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  • Achieving Permanency for Children in Care
    Achieving permanency for children in out-of-home care is a federally mandated goal of the Child and Family Services Reviews; however, many children still do not find permanent homes in a timely...
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